A group of curious middle-school students at Feaster Middle STEAM Academy in Chula Vista recently was immersed into a world of creative engineering via Thinkabit Lab, an outgrowth of UC San Diego’s K-16 Programs.
In her 2014 book, Plato at The Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away, author/philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein imagines what Plato would think, write and say if he were to come to life in the 21st century.
Gerardo Ameriel Jaimes takes immense pride in being the first member of his family to earn a college degree.
Marking the 450th anniversary of astronomer Galileo’s birth, UC San Diego astrophysicist Brian Keating took center stage at TEDxSan Diego on Nov. 8 as he outlined his team’s epic research—trying to unravel the origins of the universe.
What fuels Frank Bruni’s unflinching curiosity—and often, his New York Times opinion column—frequently comes down to his penchant for seeking out the strange over the familiar.
Frank Bruni, whose distinguished writing career at The New York Times has taken him from White House correspondent to chief restaurant critic to his current role as Op-Ed political and cultural observer, has long been known for his carefully crafted opinions and observations on the current scene.
As the economy continues to rebound in the aftermath of the Great Recession, job prospects for the most recent class of college graduates appear to be considerably brighter than in recent years, according to a new free report issued by UC San Diego Extension.
Kim Signoret-Paar, UC San Diego’s senior director of scholarship giving, was awarded “Best of Show” last week at the annual San Diego County Fair photography exhibition held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
Turns out even the experts have difficulty wrapping their heads around the concept of how quickly – and drastically – what’s come to be called ‘big data’ has changed our daily lives. Defined as the gathering, storing and analysis of massive amounts of computerized data, both unstructured and…